Hatha & Sivananda Yoga
at The Parish Hall, Christ Church
yogaleicester.co.uk BE HAPPY YOGA PROJECT The yoga postures taught at the classes come directly from the International Sivananda Yoga
Vedanta organisation, a time-tested sequence which emphasises a balance of effort and relaxation and which is designed to strengthen and stretch the whole body.
Other classes confirmed for the two-day festival include yin yoga, traditional ashtanga, hatha flow, jivamukti yoga, sivananda yoga
, power flow, vinyasa flow, Sri Sri yoga and grounding sunrise.
The Goldmans are global teachers who have presented at The Royal College of Music in London; Omega Institute (New York); Sivananda Yoga
Retreat (Bahamas); Cayce-A.R.E.
The Peter Vedanta Centre will lead participants through a Sivananda based yoga class, which includes asana and pranayama; Ruby Harris will present an introduction to the Second Series of Ashtanga Yoga; Irmak Behzatoglu will be covering Vinyasa Flow level 2; and Peter Petrou will give a class on Sivananda Yoga
I organised a place on the Sivananda Yoga
teacher training course at an ashram in Kerala, South India, as part of that trip.
That's when I got interested in yoga -- there was a yoga school right next door." The author teaches Sivananda yoga
Sonia Anand, a Sivananda yoga
practitioner and instructor, says yoga is a state of being "wherein there is equilibrium or a union of the body, mind and soul".
According to a new book, Sivananda Beginner's Guide to Yoga, created by the Sivananda Yoga
Centre, the full benefits of yoga can only be enjoyed when you adopt all its aspects.
"The practice of yoga increases one's awareness, compassion and responsibility for caring for the world we live in" says Swami Srinivasananda of the Sivananda Yoga
Michelle Anderson is a certified Sivananda Yoga
Instructor and cofounder of Life Centering Adventures (www.Lifecenteringadventures.com), combining yoga, backpacking and rock climbing for families, groups, and individuals.
The New Book of Yoga: The Sivananda Yoga
Centre (pounds 14.99, Ebury Press)